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At What Age Can Child Be Left in Car Alone?

Kids in the Car: At What Age Is It OK to Leave Child Alone?

It's a pain for a mama to cart her kiddos in and out of the car while running errands, but it's a task that comes with motherhood. Some parents allow their tots to sit tight while they pick up items in clear view while others aren't comfortable with that and lug the little ones everywhere. Though there is much debate and even laws in certain states about latchkey kids and when it's all right to leave children home alone, but when is it appropriate to let them sit unattended in the car?

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